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Shifts in rainfall, not warming
pause, slow sea level rise

Reuters, by Alister Doyle

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 3/23/2014 2:56:30 PM

OSLO - Heavy rains from the Amazon to Australia have curbed sea level rise so far this century by shifting water from the oceans to land, according to a study that rejects theories that the slowdown is tied to a pause in global warming. Sea level rise has been one of the clearest signs of climate change - water expands as it warms and parts of Greenland and Antarctica are thawing, along with glaciers from the Himalayas to the Alps. But in a puzzle to climate scientists, the rate slowed to 2.4 millimeters (0.09 inch) a year from 2003 to

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I sometimes think they make this stuff up after smoking a bad batch.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: slab, 3/23/2014 3:08:46 PM     (No. 9780919)

Fruitcake Express. And the worst part is that many will read this in slack-jawed awe and believe every word.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 3/23/2014 3:11:57 PM     (No. 9780925)

A high school Algebra II student with a calculator can immediately falsify this desperate story by the global warming crowd.

Plus, I thought global warming was causing droughts, not cloudbursts, proving once again that there is no science at all involved, just propaganda sucked up by useful idiots like the Reuter´s reporter.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 3/23/2014 3:14:23 PM     (No. 9780926)

But all this repressed global warming wakes up every so often and eats an airliner.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shamus, 3/23/2014 3:33:39 PM     (No. 9780941)

Global Warming = Junk Science

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 3/23/2014 3:42:10 PM     (No. 9780950)

Hush yo mouf, #2. Global warming causes whatever they need at the moment...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/23/2014 3:55:34 PM     (No. 9780965)

Nine-One-Hundredths of an inch.

Guess I better dump that new beach house at a loss.

Bwaaaahahaha !!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Brittany, 3/23/2014 4:13:29 PM     (No. 9780976)

Courage! From BreitbartNews: Prestigious American Physical Society has formed a Panel on Popular Affairs to look at ´climate change´ with 3 skeptics out of six members with interesting questions. Look at the article and pray for some common sense. In my local paper editorial page this week: Huge article by skeptic accompanied by reply (they´re in the bag for liberals) same size article by Drs. Ally and Michael Mann of local PSU. Have letter ready to go when I can stomach and finish reading that. Questioning where they got their degree in social and political engineering. Someone´s nervous out there.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: david kahane, 3/23/2014 4:24:33 PM     (No. 9780986)

Oh shut up and go away, please... these people are insane.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 3/23/2014 4:27:45 PM     (No. 9780988)

Good grief.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: KTWO, 3/23/2014 4:33:40 PM     (No. 9780994)

Rain water is piling up on land everywhere.

Please ObamaWon, make it stop!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 3/23/2014 4:38:05 PM     (No. 9780998)

Tell it to the people in California who are experiencing severe drought. These "experts" come up with these theories and say "Well, it could happen that way!". They provide no real proof and in this case it is impossible to prove or disprove. That´s perfect for them because they can just continue to insinuate they are right.

Imagine trying to determine the actual rainfall over all land in the world and how much has actually run off back to the oceans? It´s too complex to actually do it. So they will pick a sweet spot, test it, find it holds for a small area, and claim that extrapolates to the world.

Except, it doesn´t.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/23/2014 4:51:09 PM     (No. 9781003)

See - it´s all being taken care of naturally.





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Reply 13 - Posted by: smcchk, 3/23/2014 4:55:57 PM     (No. 9781008)

We had a septic line freeze in our cabin up north. You can imagine. We were one of many. The repairman said he has never seen the frost line go so deep. Is it freezing because it’s warming? Is that the logic now? Just like you have to cause people to lose their insurance in order to insure them? And so on.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 3/23/2014 4:59:42 PM     (No. 9781009)

First day of high school Earth Science class: The Water Cycle.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 3/23/2014 5:33:23 PM     (No. 9781031)

Wake me up when the Empire State Building´s underwater.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 3/23/2014 5:47:24 PM     (No. 9781041)

People can get pretty creative when their grant money from the taxpayers depends upon it.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mc squared, 3/23/2014 6:22:55 PM     (No. 9781072)

Until now I thought water expands when it freezes. Not according to this.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JediJerry, 3/23/2014 7:24:42 PM     (No. 9781123)

Cyclic changes in nature which have been going on for millions of years. Maybe undersea volcanic activity has produced so much new land mass it has displaced sea water up as a result. They aren´t looking at all of the possible variables.

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